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NEW DATE Battle of the Bands 2018: Feb. 23

The Battle of the Bands is rescheduled for Friday, Feb. 23 at 7 pm at Wilmette Jr. High School Auditorium. Tickets are on sale NOW online or at the door the day of the show.  The first 200 ticket holders will receive a customized blue-and-black wristband and raffle ticket at the box office. The raffle item being announced live by a KISS FM D.J. is a new guitar from The Rock House!

We will be holding a canned food drive during the show.  Those who bring canned food items for New Trier Township’s food pantry will receive an extra raffle ticket.   ROCK ON!

FREE Online Enrollment for 2017-18 Now Available!

Online enrollment for next year’s RAD, the DEN and Homework Clubs is now available! If you think your child might use RAD, the DEN or the Homework Clubs even once during the 2017-18 school year, we encourage you to fill out an online form today so we can plan staff and activities and so you can make your back-to-school experience less hectic!

However, be assured, there is no deadline for signing up and no penalty for not attending. These will remain drop-in programs; you can fill out a form the day of any attendance.

WHRC Awards Youth Connection Generous Grant

The Wilmette ​Harbor Rotary Club ​selected Youth Connection ​to receive a $2,000 grant​ to support after school drop-in centers RAD and DEN for the 2017-2018 school year. Wilmette Harbor Rotary Club​, which focuses on Service Above Self, has been a strong supporter of Youth Connection for several years. Thanks to their generosity, Executive Director Cristina Castro will focus on implementing regularly scheduled social service projects during RAD hours.

Thank you, Wilmette Harbor Rotary Club!